Call for Papers, 2nd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INTELLIGENT , MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS (IMS '98)

Osman Kandara (okanda1@tiger3.ocs.lsu.edu)
Sat, 31 Jan 1998 22:06:41 +0100 (MET)

Call for Papers

2nd INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INTELLIGENT MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS (IMS'98)

August 6-7, 1998 Sakarya, Turkey

Organized by: Sakarya University, Department of Industrial Engineering

Sponsors: IFSA (International Fuzzy System Association), University of
Toronto, ATSO, BAYRAMIX, CAK ST. GRUP., CEMSAN A.S., EBITAS, FEDERAL
ELEKTRIK, FRUEHAUF, GOOD YEAR, KOCAELI S.O., LIST2000, LUCAS, OTOYOL,
SANGARI, TEAS, TIRSAN, TOYOTA-SA, TUVASAS
Advisory Committee: I.CALLI (TR) (SAU-Rector), A.KANDEL (US), M.A.EYLER
(TR), O.SAATCIOGLU (TR), M.SUGENO (JP), I.B.TURKSEN (CA), G.ULUSOY (TR),
L.A.ZADEH (US), E.H.MAMDANI (UK)

Conference Chairman: I.B.TURKSEN (CA)
Co-chairman: A.F.KONAR (TR)
Program Chair: H.TASKIN (TR)
Co-Chair: E.OZTEMEL (TR)
Local Organizer: G.CAGIL (TR)

International Program Committee: M.S.AKSOY (TR), O.BALCI (US), J.BEZDEK
(US), I.H.CEDIMOGLU (TR), Y.B.CENGIZ (TR), C.DAGLI (US), M.DINCMEN (TR),
H.DOGRUSOZ (TR), O.ESEN (TR), M.A.EYLER (TR), F.FER (TR), G.GENCYILMAZ (TR),
E.GIDE (AU), C.GURER (TR), K.HIROTA (JP), B.KAFTANOGLU (TR), Y.KANBAK (TR),
A.KANDEL (US), M.KANSU (TR), A.S.KIRAN (US), O.KIRCA (TR), C.KUBAT (TR),
S.KUNDU (US), A.KUSIAK (CA), E.H.MAMDANI (UK), M.MUKAIDONO (JP), I.OR (TR),
M.ORAL (TR), T.OREN (TR), M.OZBAYRAK (TR), E.OZTEMEL (TR), D.T.PHAM (UK),
G.RZEVSKI (US), L.ROCHA (US), O.SAATCIOGLU (TR), F.SOLIMAN (AU), M.SUGENO
(JP), H.TASKIN (TR), H.TANAKA (JP), B.TOPAL (TR), O.TORKUL (TR), R.TRAPPL
(AT), E.TURE (TR), I.B.TURKSEN (CA), G.ULUSOY (TR), A.VELLA (UK), H.R.YAZGAN
(TR), N.YETIS (TR), L.A. ZADEH (US)

Conference topics include but not limited to:
Agile manufacturing
Artificial intelligence technologies
Automation, CNC & robot programming languages, Computational Intelligence,
Computer vision, Decision support systems, Data mining, Expert systems,
Fuzzy logic, Genetic algorithms, Intelligent agents in manufacturing,
Intelligent systems perspectives, Modeling & simulation, Neural networks,
Process technologies, Robotics, Semiotics,
Inspection and testing, Lean production, Manufacturing systems engineering
Manufacturing systems /strategies
Product design
CAE/CAD/CAM, Group Technologies, Work Planning
Production planning / scheduling / control
CIM - Computer integrated manufacturing, FMS - Flexible manufacturing
systems
Rapid prototyping, Simultaneous engineering / Concurrent engineering,
Storage & retrieval systems, System design & integration, Quality control /
Reengineering, Virtual manufacturing

Keynote Speaker: L.A. Zadeh
Invited Speakers: K. Hirota, A. Kandel, A. Kusiak, M. Sugeno, I.B. Turksen
Special session: Future of automative industry

3 panel discussions: Trends in Automation, Trends in Quality Control,
Current State of Fuzzy Technology for IMS
Venue: The symposium will be held in Esentepe Campus, Sakarya University,
Adapazari/Turkey
Exhibition: There will be facilities for companies dealing with information
technologies and manufacturing
Additional Special Sessions: The conference will feature several special
sessions, tutorials and invited sessions. If you are interested in
organizing any of these please contact Prof.Dr. I.Burhan Turksen
Submission Format: Submission of papers are welcomed on the topics outlined
above. Once the abstracts are accepted, five copies of full papers in
English should be received by the symposium secreteriat by 15st of April,
1998. The paper should be structured as follows:
First page: title, authors, mailing address of each author, telephone and
fax numbers, e-mail address
Second page: title authors, 200 word abstract, and the submission area
Third and succeeding pages: title, max ten pages, figures and references

Paper acceptance: The summary of the paper in more than 250 words has to be
submitted to the address given below. The papers will be evaluated by the
International Programme Committee. Each accepted paper must be presented
within a 20 minutes period and the manuscript must be accompanied by a paid
registration. All conference participant, excluding invited persons, must
pay the conference registration fee and their own travel expenses.

Submission Addresses:
- Prof.Dr. I.Burhan Turksen Department of Industrial Engineering, University
of Toronto, Toronto/Canada
Tel: +01 416/978 8214
Fax: +01 416/978 3453
E-mail: turksen@drill.me.utoronto.ca
- Prof.Dr. A.Ferit Konar Dept. of Comp. Eng., Sakarya University Esentepe
Campus, Adapazari/Turkey
Tel: +90 264 3431290/295
Fax: +90 264 3431523
E-mail: konar@esentepe.sau.edu.tr
- Prof.Dr. Harun Taskin Dept. of Ind. Eng., Sakarya University Esentepe
Campus, Adapazari/Turkey
Tel: +90 264 3431602
Fax: +90 264 3431450
E-mail: taskin@esentepe.sau.edu.tr

Deadlines: Summary submission: January 30, 1998
Notification of acceptance: February 30, 1998
Final manuscript due: April 30, 1998

For Further information contact
turksen@drill.me.utoronto.ca (Burhan Turksen, Conference Chairman)
taskin@esentepe.sau.edu.tr (Harun Taskin, Program Chair)
zis98@esentepe.sau.edu.tr (Symposium Address)
or
http://www.sau.edu.tr/en/announcements/ims98.html